27th Independent Battery, NY Volunteers | Guidon | Civil War
Flag dimensions: 29 1/2" hoist X 34" fly.
The NYS Battle Flag Collection includes two flags carried by the 27th Independent Battery including this silk, swallowtail guidon in the “stars and stripes” pattern prescribed in General Order No. 4, dated January 18, 1862. The canton includes only 10 gold painted stars from most likely a 34 star pattern.